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VF Corporation Dickies - Forklift Operator - 1st Shift in Fort Worth, Texas

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WILLIAMSON-DICKIE MANUFACTURING COMPANY (A VF Company)

Location: 9400 Blue Mound Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76131

Shift: M-Th 7:30a - 5:30p

Pay: Starting at $16.25 an hour

Join the VF Family

We are one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by all of our global associates across brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

We believe that when you discover the difference between a career and a calling, you get so much more out of life. When those lines begin to blur, you start to limit yourself much less and start aiming for more. That’s what we want for everyone who joins us at VF. And frankly, that’s what it takes to thrive here.

Here you can do the best work of your life. We are purpose led and performance driven, people-focused and supportive. Most importantly, we believe that everyone should be empowered to be their authentic self and we power an internal movement of inclusion and belonging. Our teams are built on a global mindset, sparked by sharp minds of diverse individuals and reflects the global consumers we serve.

Bring your energy and fresh perspective, contribute to our movement and build your future with us.

Fork Lift Driver

The primary responsibility of Forklift Operators in the backwall department is to safely put away and/or retrieve incoming product.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

Maintain constant awareness and concentration concerning travel throughout the DC while operating the Order Picker style Powered Industrial Truck. Our Forklift Drivers are expected to hold the highest level of professionalism and integrity in every action performed and are expected to use good judgement whenever necessary to ensure all decisions are made in the best interest of VF Corp, the Dickies Brand and its associates. This person will also have other duties as assigned by department Supervisor or shift Manager.

How you will do it:

This person will abide by company rules, policies, and all Standard Operational Procedures and safety guidelines including: Wearing safety harness and steel toed shoes while operating Order Picker style Powered Equipment.

What success looks like:

Success is achieved by maximizing time “on standard” to meet performance levels of 90% or higher. Reliability and predictable good attendance are also key to success in this position.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional Experience: X years

Educational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

What we expect you already know:

Experience operating Order Picker style, Powered Industrial Truck. Ability to read and comprehend instructions on truck mount computer, handheld MX7 devices and directives given by department leadership. Must pass Certification Safety Training course and field driving test allowing candidate to operate an Order Picker style Powered Industrial Truck in the DC work area.

What we will teach you:

Standard Operating Procedures related to the job and the facility

VF Guiding Principles:

Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.

Physical Demands:

  • Stand and/or walk during shift between 8 to 12 hours

  • Lift, push, pull and move boxes up to 50 pounds

  • Bend, squat, twist, reach above the head, kneel, crouch and/or stretch

  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands, wrists and feet coordination for operation of Order Picker style Powered Industrial Truck

  • Noise level varies and can be loud

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage both mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF” to learn more.

We just have one question. Are you in?

VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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